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SubjectRe: Benchmark results for elv_test
On Fri, Oct 06, 2000 at 08:18:57PM +1000, Robert Cohen wrote:
>
> I wanted to write it using standard IO paths as much as possible. If I
> use esoteric technolgies like the NWFS stuff, then its not clear if
> performance problems found are in the kernel or in the unusual libraries
> used.

The NWFS stuff uses the standard ll_rw_block interface. It was suggested
to save you the time of writing all the buffer head code, etc. to talk
to the disk elevator directly. You'll notice the locking issues are also handled in
it.

Jeff


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> Robert Cohen
> Australian National University
>
> J. Robert von Behren (jrvb@cs.berkeley.edu) write
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